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Ontology and Philosophy

Ontologies have their origins in philosophy, going back to Aristotle. However, they have made somewhat in recent decades, not least due to the emergence of the semantic web and related applications in knowledge management, whether in sciences, engineering or business and finance.  If you ever wondered how philosophy is still highly relevant, if not crucial, […]

How to boil an egg

Today I asked ChatGPT to explain to a robot how to boil an egg. After a brief pause, the Natural Language Processing model replied. Here is a step-by-step explanation for a robot on how to boil an egg: Fill a saucepan with enough water to cover the eggs by about one inch. Place the saucepan […]

What is a Translator in Knowledge Management

Current divisions in disciplines and data silos mean that there is a huge untapped value not just in terms of ‘lost’ data but also stakeholder knowledge, which currently is not well captured. The role of the Knowledge Management Translator is to work with materials and manufacturing domain experts as well as data scientists and knowledge […]